Everything We Know About the American Heartland

We are three lawyers in Austin, Texas talking about the American Heartland and what we know about the American Heartland.
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Everything We Know about the Fiduciary Rule

March 26, 2018

Show Notes

Your three lawyer friends learn what’s hiding in the blockchain and what time it is in space.

The Fiduciary Rule

Supreme Court Predictions

United States v. Microsoft

  • AJ: 9-0 United States
  • Ruchit: 7-2 United States, dissent: Gorsuch + Sotomayor
  • TJ: 6-3 United States

Something Gross Is in the Blockchain

Sidebar

Ruchit: I want to argue like dancing

Tom: What time is it on the international space station?

AJ - How a Mysterious Case of ‘Missing Energy’ Caused Europe’s Clocks to Run 6 Minutes Slow

Afterword

50

Everything We Know about the First Amendment

March 14, 2018

Show Notes

Your three lawyer pals learn about what you can wear in a Minnesota voting booth, and, really, they also learn about themselves.

  • Ruchit doesn’t like the Warby Parker sunglasses he tried to convince our listeners to buy in Episode 48

Sidebars

It’s the 50th Epsiode, so we went crazy and did our side bars first:

Supreme Court Predictions

This week, we look at: Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky:

Old Cases

Some of our old predictions come back to bite us:

Arizona No-BDS Law

Tom doesn’t even know what Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is, but people are fighting about it.

Afterword

49

Everything We Know about Public-Sector Unions

March 5, 2018

Show Notes

The three best lawyer podcasters in the world talk about Hope Hicks and other topics as well.

Hope Hicks and crew give thumbs up

Supreme Court on Unions

Supreme Court will heara case on mandatory agency fees for public-sector unions

SCOTUS Prediction: City of Hays, Kansas v. Vogt

  • AJ: 5-4 Vogt
  • Ruchit: 7-2 City, with Sotomayor & Kagan dissenting
  • TJ: 5-4 City

Sidebars

Ruchit: Bill Gates’s blog.

Tom:

AJ: Art made using MS Excel

48

Everything We Know about the DACA Recission

February 26, 2018

Show Notes

Your three earnest lawyers know have a lot to say about DACA and the Administrative Procedure Act.

DACA

PA Redistricting

SCOTS Prediction Result: Class v. US

We all three predicted 9-0 for the defendant, but the ultimate result was 6-3 for the defendant.

Sidebars

Ruchit: Hawks some Warby Parkers.

AJ: Nirvirna - Teen Sprite on Vimeo or youtube

TJ: Study on Interruption of Justices

Afterword

47

Everything We Know about Felon Voting Rights

February 18, 2018

Show Notes

Your three intrepid lawyer podcasters discuss a voting rights case and then another votings rights case.

  • Episode 44, Everything We Know about 2018.
  • Episode 7, Everything We Know about Oxford Commas.

Hand v. Scott

Florida prevents felons from voting. What’s up with that?

But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and judicial officers of a state, or the members of the legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such state, being twenty-one years of age, and citizens of the United States, or in any way abridged, except for participation in rebellion, or other crime, the basis of representation therein shall be reduced in the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens twenty-one years of age in such state.

League of Women Voters v. Pennsylvania

Does the partisan gerrymander of Pennsylvania violate the state constitution?

Sidebar

Ruchit: Something about Brown students

AJ: THE DEVIL’S LEVEL IS A CARD GAME WHERE YOU CONTROLL YOUR DEPRESSION LEVEL, HORNY LEVEL AND GENIUS LEVEL TO GET LEVELS OF 6/6/6 “THE DEVIL’S LEVEL”

Tom: Robin Thicke deposed in ‘Blurred Lines’ copyright infringement case

  • “When i give interviews, i tell whatever i want to say to help sell records.”
  • “With all due respect, i was high and drunk every time i did an interview last year.”
  • Do you consider yourself an honest person? No

Afterword